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Contributed by Paula Lopez. On November 8, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued several opinion letters, one of which provides clarity for employers as to when they may claim a...

Paula Lopez, May 29, 2018. The United States Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision written by Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, resolved a split in the circuits over the enforceability of class...

Nicholas Fortuna, April 24, 2018   The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled unanimously on April 9, 2018 that employers cannot justify different pay for male and...

Nicholas Fortuna, March 7, 2018 The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964’s prohibition against sex bias in the...

Nicholas Fortuna, February 8, 2018 On January 29, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia sent the appeal of The Daily Grill, a restaurant chain, back...

Paula Lopez, August 22, 2017 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in its recent decision in Butler Medical Transport LLC, upheld an administrative law judge’s decision that Butler Medical unlawfully terminated...

Nicholas Fortuna, July 17, 2017 Bucking the national trend, Idaho is making it easier for employers to enforce employee non-compete agreements that prevent employees from leaving to go to work for...

Paula Lopez, July 10, 2017. New York City’s recently passed package of bills, referred to as “Fair Work Week” laws, impose significant scheduling and notice requirements on certain businesses operating in...

  By: Megan J. Muoio, June 2, 2017 On March 27, 2017, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided in favor of the...

Nicholas Fortuna, May 17, 2017 On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled by a surprise 7-1 margin that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts states from passing laws to restrict the use...